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Mohammad Al-Qazwini, right, adjusts Murtaza Sakha's ihram robes before their group leaves Medina on the journey to Mecca. Murtaza, 9, has a debilitating condition that makes it almost impossible for him to walk. His father, Mustafa Sakha, 38, left, took the boy on the hajj in the hope that it...

Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times